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04-12-2008, 03:33 AM
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Posted By Skill

The Cyclone TC also has a new shock body which,...

The Cyclone TC also has a new shock body which, from the instructions looks at if it's not threaded all the way down the shock body.

Talking about shocks, does anyone know how the HPI Competition...
12-17-2007, 12:00 AM
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Posted By Skill

Yes, the Core R/C pack will also fit.

Yes, the Core R/C pack will also fit.
12-15-2007, 02:38 AM
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Posted By Skill

Put my Core lipo on a balancer yesterday after...

Put my Core lipo on a balancer yesterday after running it for about 6 meetings, it was still that well balanced that the balancer didn't even need to kick in.
11-28-2007, 01:59 AM
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Posted By Skill

It is possible to get the driveshafts out of the...

It is possible to get the driveshafts out of the delrin diff without taking the rings off. You just have to compress the suspension fully with the driveshaft pin pointing vertical. I never had to...
11-12-2007, 01:23 AM
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Posted By Skill

First of all change the tyres. If the tyres are...

First of all change the tyres. If the tyres are not giving enough grip then any setup changes cannot compensate for it, they are the only point of contact between the car and the ground.
11-09-2007, 08:17 AM
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Posted By Skill

Sorry I should have clarified that a bit better,...

Sorry I should have clarified that a bit better, what I meant to say was that if you are using the stock pullies then the stock belt should be fine and you shouldn't have to use the new belts. If the...
11-09-2007, 05:56 AM
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Posted By Skill

You shouldn't need the new belt unless you have...

You shouldn't need the new belt unless you have the new pullies. The stock belt should be fine (it should loosen up a bit after running anyway).
09-18-2007, 12:12 AM
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Posted By Skill

Not sure on the size of the bearings but they are...

Not sure on the size of the bearings but they are the same as any other motor bearings as far as I am aware.

To get the one in the endbell out take the o-ring out of the top of the endbell, and...
09-16-2007, 01:52 AM
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Posted By Skill

HB61051 39 Tooth Thin Pulley (One Way) Cyclone

HB61051 39 Tooth Thin Pulley (One Way) Cyclone
08-31-2007, 03:00 PM
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Posted By Skill

Just run mine for the first time tonight, it's...

Just run mine for the first time tonight, it's the first Lipo I've had although my dad has been using the Orion 4800 for some time. All I can say is I'm super impressed by the extra bit of speed it...
08-30-2007, 08:11 AM
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Posted By Skill

That's exactly how I have my diff set and it runs...

That's exactly how I have my diff set and it runs fine.
08-13-2007, 01:51 AM
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Posted By Skill

I'm not saying my way is definitely correct but...

I'm not saying my way is definitely correct but this formula is what I have been taught and been examined on recently.

Equation for capacitors in series: 1/Ct = 1/C1 + 1/C2 + ...

If you sub in...
08-13-2007, 01:44 AM
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Posted By Skill

I'm guessing that is the purple diff outdrive...

I'm guessing that is the purple diff outdrive set?

I've been using one for quite some time now with no problems, the diff is just as smooth as it ever was.
08-04-2007, 01:24 AM
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Posted By Skill

It's ok, I've just finished an electronics course...

It's ok, I've just finished an electronics course at A level so it's all quite fresh in my mind at the momen :)
08-03-2007, 12:32 AM
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Posted By Skill

Not quite true, for the same values of capacitor,...

Not quite true, for the same values of capacitor, the capacitance in series will be halved.

Equation for capacitors in series: 1/Ct = 1/C1 + 1/C2 + ...
Equation for capacitors in parallel: Ct =...
07-30-2007, 01:35 AM
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Posted By Skill

The micro rx has the same latency as the Pro rx I...

The micro rx has the same latency as the Pro rx I believe.

I can't comment on the difference between the two Spektrums myself, but I do know someone who's been racing for a very long time and he...
07-28-2007, 03:04 PM
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Posted By Skill

Can anyone tell me whether it's possible to get...

Can anyone tell me whether it's possible to get the version with the Deans plugs on here in the UK or whether it's just the 4mm connector packs which are available?
07-18-2007, 08:46 AM
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Posted By Skill

You can run 48dp gears but they will pose the...

You can run 48dp gears but they will pose the same gearing problem as the diameters of the gears will be the same they'd just have less teeth.
07-02-2007, 01:27 AM
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Posted By Skill

You require a voltage drop of 12-3.5 = 8.5V ...

You require a voltage drop of 12-3.5 = 8.5V

The current you want flowing through the LED's will be around 20mA, therefore you want 20mA flowing through the resistor too.

Then just use V = IR:
...
07-02-2007, 01:22 AM
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Posted By Skill

It's not needed to run the motor but it is...

It's not needed to run the motor but it is advisable to use one as to protect the speed controller from reverse currents whilst braking.
06-13-2007, 06:41 AM
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Posted By Skill

The drivetrain will free up after a bit of...

The drivetrain will free up after a bit of running, just needs a bit of time for everything to get bedded in properly.
06-11-2007, 11:42 AM
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Posted By Skill

Yes, I believe some people have been using the...

Yes, I believe some people have been using the 3racing belt pullies which come in 15, 16, 17 (i think) anyway whatever number of teeth they offer I'm sure theres one bigger than the standard which...
06-11-2007, 05:49 AM
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Posted By Skill

To work out FDR it's: (teeth on spur/teeth...

To work out FDR it's:

(teeth on spur/teeth on pinion)*internal ratio of car

the internal ratio of the cyclone is 2.4375

call the number of teeth on the pinion x:

therefore we have 4 =...
06-02-2007, 11:27 AM
Replies: 89
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Posted By Skill

I believe that you can use any servo as long as...

I believe that you can use any servo as long as you set the transmitter on standard response. Also, the 297 should work, but also on standard response. The best thing to do is just to try it.

Now...
05-16-2007, 02:19 PM
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Posted By Skill

There should be an extra bearing supplied with...

There should be an extra bearing supplied with the diff, use this instead of the 2 spacers.

EDIT: Looks like someone beat me to it...
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